The Westfjords In Depth | 5-Day Sightseeing Tour

The Westfjords In Depth | 5-Day Sightseeing Tour
Puffins, one of Iceland's most known residents, are recognisable thanks to their black and white shade and brightly coloured bills.
The Westfjords boasts incredible natural landscapes, complete with lakes, glaciers and steep mountain slopes.
Dynjandi waterfalls will make any visitors feel small and insignificant in comparison.
Getting up close and personal with Iceland's favourite winged resident.
Rauðasandur, a red sand beach found in the Westfjords.
The historic town of Ísafjörður in the Westfjords.

Don't miss this fantastic multi-day opportunity to explore the fantastic and diverse landscapes of the Westfjords of Iceland, all from the comfort of the passenger seat.

This is the perfect tour opportunity for visitors to Iceland looking to immerse themselves in one of the country's most beautiful, yet least visited regions.

The Peninsula of Westfjords of Iceland is the country's most remote area, and so rich with natural beauty, incredible landscapes and birdlife that just standing amidst its landscapes defies the imagination.

Throughout the five days, you will be privy to a wealth of natural attractions ranging from rugged coastlines to cascading waterfalls. 

Among other stops include Europe's westernmost tip, the incredible Látrabjarg cliffs (where thousands of puffins reside during the nesting season in May to July), as well as Rauðasandur red sand beach, the beautiful Dynjandi waterfall, the historic town of Ísafjörður and the tiny bird island Vigur.

Hurry now so as not to miss your chance exploring the beautiful Westfjords over this fantastic 5-day tour. Check availability by choosing a date. 


Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: May. - Dec.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Activities: Sightseeing, Cultural Activity, Fishing, Bird watching
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Westfjords, West Iceland , Reykjavík, Dynjandi, Rauðasandur, Reykjavík Airport, Vigur, Bíldudalur
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 11:30

Please be at the tour start location in good time before departure.
Reykjavík
Included:
  • Flight from Reykjavík to Bíldudalur

  • Flight from Ísafjörður to Reykjavík

  • Grand West and Splendid Combination Excursion tour

  • Fish & Dine adventure (Panoramic Sea Angling & Dinner)

  • Local guidance in English

  • Transportation

  • Accommodation with breakfast (4 nights)

  • 4 x Dinner Meal


What to bring:
  • Warm Outdoor Clothing.

  • Comfortable Walking Shoes

  • Swimsuit

  • Towel

  • Camera with extra batteries.



Daily itinerary

Day 1 - Fly from Reykjavík to the Westfjords


The Westfjords, renown for its incredible landscapes and picturesque fjords.


Your first day of this 5-day tour will see you fly from Iceland's capital city, Reykjavík, to the small coastal village of Bíldudalur. 

From here, you will head out to explore Patreksfjörður village in the south part of the Westfjords. Patreksfjörður is famed for its rich fishing waters, its dramatic landscapes and its proximity to some of the most beautiful attractions found not just in the Westfjords, but in the whole of Iceland. 

That evening, you will dine on a delicious dinner and stay accommodation in the area. 


Day 2 - The Grand West of the Westfjords


Iceland is the breeding grounds for 60% of the world's Atlantic Puffins.


You'll start the second day of your Westfjords sightseeing tour with a spot of breakfast in Patreksfjörður before heading out to the nearby tourist destination, the Látrabjarg bird cliffs.

Látrabjarg is the westernmost tip of both Iceland and continental Europe. These towering cliff faces are utilised the nesting grounds for an eclectic list of seabird species, including Puffins, Guillemots and Skuas. Thanks to the lack of hunting at Látrabjarg, it is widely considered to be the best spot for photographing Puffins in the earth. 

After Látrabjarg, you will head to the stunning red sands of Rauðisandur beach. Here, you can marvel over the surrounding mountainscapes, as well as the many kaleidoscopic shades of the sand drifts. You'll finish your day by partaking in the "Fish & Dine Adventure: Panoramic Sea Angling" where you can have your catch for dinner!


Day 3 - Southern and Central Westfjords


The series of waterfalls known as Dynjandi are also referred to as Fjallfoss.


Today, you'll be exploring the southern and central sections of the Westfjords. This will include stops at the gorgeous Tálknafjörður fjord, the mysterious settlement of Selárdalur and the "Crown of the Westfjords", the Dynjandi series of waterfalls.

Your third day also sees you taking a more in-depth look at Bíldudalur village, as well as the charming town of Þingeyri. Once again, this is a day packed with incredible sights and sounds and unforgettable attractions. 

In the evening, you will eat dinner and stay in accommodation in the nearby area. 


Day 4 - Northern Westfjords


Travelling around the Westfjords, you will be amazed by the wealth of natural splendor on offer.


Your fourth and final day of this incredible sightseeing tour sees you discovering the magical natural attractions found in the northern part of the Westfjords. This includes seeing the famed "Fisherman’s Village", an excellent spot to learn more about the history of the region, the town of Ísafjörður and, as an added bonus, the bird island of Vigur.

In the town of Ísafjörður, you will have a final dinner where you can bid farewell to your guide before boarding a plane back to Reykjavík.


Day 5 - Fly from Ísafjörður to Reykjavík


The Westfjords In Depth | 5-Day Sightseeing Tour


Your adventure in the Westfjords ends with a morning flight from Ísafjörður to Reykjavík.

You will be driven to the airport in time and take a ride from a unique spot and if the weather is suitable, breathtaking views will appear to you.


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